Athletic Event

Illinois Valley Community College

Lady Chiefs edge IVCC in Oglesby

Conference: No

Opponent: Lady Chiefs at Eagles
22 - 25 (L)
25 - 19 (W)
25 - 23 (W)
22 - 25 (L)
15 - 12 (W)

Waubonsee and Illinois Valley Community College engaged in a monumental battle, with the Lady Chiefs eventually pulling out their 11th straight win in five games. Four out of the five games were decided by three points or less. The Eagles won the opener 25-22 before Waubonsee evened things with an almost comfortable by comparison 25-19 win. Coach Steve Kish's crew got the upper hand with a hard fought 25-23 win in the third game. Illinois Valley then forced a fifth and deciding game by hanging on for a 25-22 victory. Waubonsee then edged the Eagles the 15-12 in the fifth game to take the match. Kaitlyn Richter led the way with 18 kills and 19 digs. Erin Bowe added 10 kills and 31 digs, while Ellie Martin chipped in with 49 assists and 14 digs. Faith Montalbano booked 14 kills and 11 digs, Katherine Daley tallied 11 kills and four blocks, and Shayna Tucek posted 25 digs. Lexi McKenzie added 11 digs and Kourtni Bingley registered 10 digs and Waubonsee tallied 131 digs for the match.